Uganda, luces y sombras de su ejemplar asistencia humanitaria

PALORINYA, MOYO DISTRICT - FEBRUARY 25: Refugee families from South Sudan sit on a plot of land allocated to them at a settlement on February 25, 2017 in Palorinya, Uganda. The continued flow of refugees from South Sudan, is putting pressure on the many humanitarian partners, and their capacity to cope with the crisis. The United Nations have said that more than 1.5 million asylum seekers have taken refuge in Uganda, since civil war erupted in South Sudan in December 2013, with 100,00 entering in 2017 so far. Uganda continues to see a flow of between 1000 to 4000 people crossing the border every day. The Bidibidi settlement, one of many across the country, is home to around 274,000 people making it the third largest refugee camp in the world. A famine has just been declared in South Sudan which is likely to lead to an increased flow of people seeking help into the North of the country. People fleeing recent clashes on the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda between the M23 rebel group and the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF), has also led to a number of refugees entering into the South West of Uganda, though the numbers are unclear.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Hace apenas unos días que Uganda alcanzó el millón de refugiados sursudaneses. Más de 800.000 han llegado en el último año y medio a un país en el que más de la mitad de su población vive en riesgo de pobreza. Pese a la falta de fondos, Uganda ha decidido mantener su política de fronteras […]